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My first attempt at a deep-sky object.
Considering that the telescope was nearly horizontal (meaning lots of cr*ppy Derby air to see through), I'm very happy with the way this turned out.
Unfortunately my telescope is a bit too powerful at minimum magnification to encompass the whole Orion nebula, so this is just the core.
The nebula is a region of space where stars are forming without any help from Simon Cowell.
It is a stack of 60 x 20 sec exposures at ISO 800, and 60 x 20s at ISO 3200, making about 40 minutes all-in. It's worth noting that a single 20 second exposure at F15 produced a reasonable result, so any of you with a fast-ish 300mm lens or above might want to have a go at this yourself.
Thanks for looking & have a great weekend (I think I'm coming down with the 'flu so going to go to bed with a large brandy...)
- December 14, 2012
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